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Effective September 1, 2013

Minimum Number of Credits Required to Gradute: 131 credit hours

Minimum Cumulative GPA Required to Graduate: 2.0

 

FIRST YEAR

FALL SPRING
ENG 101, credits: 3 College Composition See  Footnote 1, credits: 3 or 4 Computer Programming Course
MAT 126, credits: 4 Calculus I MAT 127, credits: 4 Calculus II
MEE101,   credits: 1 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering MEE 150, credits: 3 Statics
PHY 121,  Credits: 4 General Physics I PHY 122, credits: 4 General Physics II
Elective (1), credits: 3 HVSC Elective Elective (2), credits: 3 HVSC Elective

Footnote 1-Either one of the following courses are acceptable:
COS 215 (Introduction to Computing Uaing FORTRAN), Credits : 3
COS 220 (Introduction to C++ Programming), Credits: 3
ECE 177 (Introduction to Programming for Engineers), Credits: 4
 

SECOND YEAR

FALL SPRING
CHY 121/123, credits: 4 Intro to Chemistry with Lab.  (Footnote 2) ECE 209, credits: 3 Fundamentals of Electric Curcuits
MAT 228, credits: 4 Calculus III MAT 258, credits: 4 Differential Equations
MEE 230, credits: 3 Thermodynamics I MEE 231, credits: 3 Thermodynamics II
MEE 251, credits: 3 Strength of Materials MEE 270, credits: 3 Dynamics
Elective (3), credits: 3 HVSC Elective Elective (4), credits:4 Basic Science Elective

Footnote 2-
The students may also take CHY 131/3 Chemistray for Engineers/Lab

 

THIRD YEAR

FALL SPRING
MAT 332, credits: 3 Statistics for Engineers MEE 320, credits: 3 Materials Science
MEE 360, credits: 3 Fluid Mechanics MEE 341, credits: 3 Mechanical Laboratory I
 MEE 370, credits: 3  Modeling & Control of Engineering Systems ECP 341,  credits: 1 Technical Writing II
MEE 380, credits: 3 Design I, MEE 381, credits: 4 Design II
Elective (5), credits: 3 HVSC Elective MEE 456, credits: 3 Introduction to Finite Elements
MEE 471, credits: 3 Mechanical Vibrations

 

FOURTH YEAR

FALL SPRING
MEE 432, credits: 3 Heat Transfer MEE 443,  credits: 3 Mechanical Laboratory III
MEE 442, credits: 2 Mechanical Laboratory II MEE 488,  credits: 4 Design IV               (Capstone Design II)
ECP 487,  credits: 1  Technical-Writing II ECP 488,  credits: 1 Technical-Writing III
MEE 487, credits: 4 Design III  (Capstone Design I) Elective (8), credits: 3 ME Design Elective
Elective (6), credits: 3 Engineering Science Elective Elective (9), credits: 3 HVSC Elective
Elective (7), credits: 3 ME Design Elective Elective(10), credits: 3 HVSC Elective

Special Requirements:
Design Technical Electives (6 credit hours), Human Values, Social Context and Ethics (18 credit hours), Basic Science Elective (4 credit hours), Engineering Science Elective (3 credit hours).
Students may use these courses to broaden their knowledge base or to specialize in areas like Engineering Design, Dynamic Systems Control, Smart Materials and Structures, Computer Software, CAD/CAM and Robotics, Computer Graphics, Energy, Cultural Diversity, Ethics and Artistic and Creative Works.

Fundamentals of Engineering Examination – Students are highly recommended (but not required) to take the FE examination in their senior year before graduation.

 


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